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KR The Kroger Co. monthly Stock Chart
The Kroger Co.
IndexS&P 500 P/E14.62 EPS (ttm)2.06 Insider Own0.50% Shs Outstand921.63M Perf Week1.48%
Market Cap27.79B Forward P/E13.05 EPS next Y2.31 Insider Trans-2.16% Shs Float909.29M Perf Month3.82%
Income1.96B PEG2.39 EPS next Q0.58 Inst Own80.90% Short Float2.28% Perf Quarter-10.32%
Sales115.34B P/S0.24 EPS this Y-0.80% Inst Trans-0.32% Short Ratio2.38 Perf Half Y-1.74%
Book/sh7.20 P/B4.19 EPS next Y5.58% ROA5.50% Target Price34.35 Perf Year-15.79%
Cash/sh0.35 P/C86.30 EPS next 5Y6.12% ROE29.80% 52W Range28.29 - 37.55 Perf YTD-12.32%
Dividend0.48 P/FCF192.97 EPS past 5Y32.30% ROI11.90% 52W High-21.14% Beta0.76
Dividend %1.59% Quick Ratio0.30 Sales past 5Y5.00% Gross Margin22.40% 52W Low4.68% ATR0.45
Employees443000 Current Ratio0.80 Sales Q/Q5.50% Oper. Margin3.00% RSI (14)43.72 Volatility1.42% 1.46%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq2.10 EPS Q/Q-6.50% Profit Margin1.70% Rel Volume0.81 Prev Close30.15
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.77 EarningsJun 01 BMO Payout21.60% Avg Volume8.72M Price29.61
Recom2.30 SMA20-0.53% SMA50-1.92% SMA200-7.57% Volume6,675,411 Change-1.77%
Mar-23-17Upgrade RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform → Outperform $37
Mar-07-17Downgrade Northcoast Buy → Neutral
Dec-14-16Upgrade Piper Jaffray Underweight → Neutral $28 → $34
Dec-02-16Downgrade Pivotal Research Group Buy → Hold $38 → $35
Sep-23-16Initiated Barclays Equal Weight $33
Sep-12-16Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $46 → $40
Sep-07-16Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $39 → $37
Jul-26-16Upgrade Goldman Neutral → Buy
Jun-23-16Upgrade Hilliard Lyons Neutral → Buy
May-03-16Initiated Sun Trust Rbsn Humphrey Neutral $39
Mar-04-16Reiterated Pivotal Research Group Buy $46 → $44
Mar-04-16Downgrade Macquarie Neutral → Underperform
Feb-12-16Initiated Stifel Buy $45
Dec-18-15Initiated Wells Fargo Outperform
Dec-14-15Reiterated Argus Buy $43 → $45
Dec-07-15Upgrade Northcoast Neutral → Buy
Dec-04-15Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $43 → $46
Dec-04-15Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $45 → $48
Oct-28-15Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $41 → $43
Sep-14-15Reiterated Argus Buy $42 → $43
Apr-27-17 03:58PM  New rival taking on Kroger on its home turf American City Business Journals
01:35PM  Wal-Mart's Price War is a Winning Strategy Motley Fool
Apr-26-17 07:40PM  Kroger Has No Business Buying Whole Foods Motley Fool
06:50AM  Kroger rival to offer home delivery in Greater Cincinnati: UPDATE American City Business Journals
Apr-25-17 08:31AM  Who are Whole Foods' (WFM) main competitors? Investopedia
12:01AM  [$$] Whole Foods woes whet rival's appetite for a deal Financial Times
Apr-24-17 02:24PM  Kroger Names Colleen Lindholz President of Pharmacy and The Little Clinic PR Newswire
10:00AM  Kroger Names New Head of Corporate Communications and Media Relations PR Newswire
Apr-21-17 04:14PM  Smithfield Foods Helping Hungry Homes® Partners With Fred Meyer to Donate More Than 25,000 Pounds of Protein to Oregon Food Bank GlobeNewswire
03:34PM  Is it Time for Whole Foods to Sell Out?
10:06AM  CREDIT SUISSE: Kroger should think about buying Whole Foods Business Insider
12:20AM  [$$] Wal-Mart Brings Price War to Groceries, Boosting Pressure on Big Food Retailers The Wall Street Journal
Apr-20-17 10:16PM  Walmart is crushing Kroger and making food history Business Insider
09:00PM  This Is Why Kroger Should Cut a $14 Billion Check to Buy Whole Foods
07:20PM  Cramer breaks down the real power of activist funds to ch... CNBC Videos
06:17PM  Whole Foods Shareholders Might Not Want Kroger's Stock
04:51PM  Kroger shareholders get low-ball offer to sell stock American City Business Journals
02:59PM  As shoppers go digital, so does Kroger American City Business Journals
02:54PM  Kroger could be a logical acquirer of Whole Foods, analyst says American City Business Journals
11:35AM  Smithfield Foods Helping Hungry Homes® Partners With Quality Food Centers to Donate More Than 40,000 Pounds of Protein to Food Lifeline GlobeNewswire
10:05AM  Will Kroger Buy Whole Foods? Or Maybe Amazon?
08:13AM  [$$] Lower Prices at Wal-Mart: Good for Shoppers, Bad for Grocers The Wall Street Journal
Apr-19-17 03:05PM  Kroger names new diversity chief American City Business Journals
11:30AM  Kroger Recommends Shareholders Reject "Mini-Tender" Offer by TRC Capital Corporation PR Newswire
Apr-18-17 03:40PM  Kroger Names Angel Colón Senior Director of Diversity PR Newswire
03:32PM  Why Is Amazon Interested in Plug Power? Investopedia
01:15PM  Amazon beats Kroger to a burgeoning food segment American City Business Journals
Apr-16-17 12:43PM  This Short-Term Dip Is a Great Time to Buy These Long-Term Stocks Motley Fool
Apr-14-17 12:06PM  Kroger Promotes Green Living with 'Sustainability Lives Here' PR Newswire
Apr-13-17 07:00AM  Shipt Expands Harris Teeter Delivery in the Research Triangle Marketwired
06:11AM  Why Amazon Mulled and Decided Against Buying Whole Foods Investopedia
Apr-12-17 05:10PM  How Whole Foods' shakeup could affect Kroger American City Business Journals
Apr-11-17 07:01PM  Cramer: Here's the only thing Jana can do to really boost... CNBC Videos
Apr-07-17 11:20AM  Here's where Kroger's 5 Dayton-area Marketplace projects stand American City Business Journals
10:11AM  3 Bargain Stocks You Can Buy Right Now Motley Fool
Apr-06-17 12:46PM  Walmart's relentless price war is crushing Americas biggest grocer Business Insider
10:00AM  Kroger Marketplace opens in major mixed-use development NE of Houston American City Business Journals
Apr-05-17 05:00PM  ETFs with exposure to The Kroger Co. : April 5, 2017 Capital Cube
04:07PM  Kroger is eating Whole Foods' lunch nationally  but in Florida, it's Publix that's pummeling them American City Business Journals
Apr-04-17 04:25PM  Wal-Mart or Kroger: Which Retail Stock Is More Appealing? Zacks
Apr-03-17 04:43PM  Amazon Fresh Pickup Is a Tough Sell Motley Fool
07:35AM  Why Is Kroger (KR) Down 4.8% Since the Last Earnings Report? Zacks
Apr-02-17 11:51AM  Why Whole Foods' Future Is Smaller and Less Certain Than Ever Motley Fool
Apr-01-17 01:04PM  KROGER CO Financials
Mar-31-17 03:41PM  This Is Whole Foods' Secret Weapon That Millennials Already Know About
11:37AM  Wait for Better Bargains on Kroger
08:14AM  Kroger is eating Whole Foods' lunch nationally but in Florida, it's Publix that's pummeling them at
Mar-30-17 03:33PM  Kroger spends millions on early retirement plan at
02:40PM  Amazon testing Kroger-like click-and-collect locations at
12:14PM  52-Week Company Lows
09:34AM  The Kroger Co. :KR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : March 30, 2017 Capital Cube
Mar-28-17 04:51PM  KROGER CO Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
03:05PM  Kroger is stealing Whole Foods customers hand over fist at
09:00AM  Kroger Launches New Kroger Stories Website PR Newswire
Mar-27-17 05:15PM  Kroger outlook is on the rise, analyst says at
04:42PM  Whole Foods traffic has fallen by 14 million customers and Kroger could benefit most, says Barclays at MarketWatch
01:59PM  Did Whole Foods Lose 14 Million Customers To Kroger Last Quarter?
11:01AM  Whole Foods is facing its worst nightmare after an unexpected threat stole millions of customers
06:58AM  RBC Upgrades Kroger to Outperform at Investopedia
Mar-26-17 09:27AM  3 of the Safest Stocks You Can Buy Right Now at Motley Fool
Mar-24-17 03:11PM  [video]Target Is the Perfect Contrarian Stock to Buy Now -- Here's Why
02:03PM  Can Whole Foods Keep Up in a Trader Joe's World? at
11:12AM  The Kroger Co. : KR-US: Dividend Analysis : February 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : March 24, 2017
Mar-23-17 01:33PM  52-Week Company Lows
10:36AM  How Targets Valuation Looks Now
09:15AM  2 Hated Dividend Stocks to Buy Now at Motley Fool
08:53AM  Kroger Stock Rises After Being Upgraded by RBC
Mar-22-17 10:00AM  Perspective Needed: Nervousness Remains, But One Day Doesn't Tell Entire Story
Mar-21-17 11:30AM  Grocery Shopping Is About To Change Dramatically at Forbes
09:45AM  Oppenheimer Weighs In On Sprouts Farmers As An 'In Play' Target
07:00AM  Shipt Expands Harris Teeter Grocery and Alcohol Delivery in North Carolina Marketwired
Mar-20-17 05:04PM  Target brings in grocery leader from Kroger at
03:55PM  Kroger names two new presidents as former exec heads to Target at
02:41PM  Target hires grocery veteran to recharge its food division
02:19PM  Kroger Names Joe Grieshaber President of Fred Meyer Stores, Dan De La Rosa President of Columbus Division PR Newswire
02:15PM  Target names Kroger veteran Jeff Burt new grocery chief
08:15AM  Post Earnings Coverage as Kroger's Q4 Top-line Grew 5.5% Y-o-Y to Beat Market Estimates Accesswire
Mar-19-17 07:31PM  Amazon's Latest Move in Grocery Is Nothing New at Motley Fool
07:24PM  Looks Like Sprouts Farmers Market Investors Knew Something After All
02:00PM  Is History Repeating Itself at Kroger?
Mar-17-17 02:00PM  Here's how many of Kroger's Louisville employees will take early retirement deal at
09:06AM  Dollar Generals Sales Comps Turn to Growth in Fiscal 4Q16
Mar-16-17 03:30PM  Kroger's Michigan Division Ratifies Agreement with UFCW Local 876 PR Newswire
07:54AM  Kroger Faces Pitfalls In Deal With Uber at Forbes
Mar-15-17 09:23AM  If we have too many grocery stores, what does the future look like for Publix and Kroger? at
Mar-14-17 04:05PM  Kroger analyst tells clients to sell stock at
02:19PM  Kroger to Participate in TAG's Spring Consumer Conference PR Newswire
10:00AM  Update - Kroger's Participation in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Consumer & Retail Tech Conference Cancelled Due to Weather PR Newswire
Mar-13-17 04:04PM  Fitbit, Kroger Dive into Mondays 52-Week Low Club
09:07AM  Caseys Had a Bad One, So Why Is Wall Street Still Optimistic?
09:06AM  Why Wall Street Is Mostly Positive on Dollar General
07:38AM  Kroger Approves New $500 Million Repurchase Plan
07:37AM  Caseys Downgrade: Why Northcoast Was Disappointed in Its 3Q17
07:36AM  RBC Capital Downgrades CASY after Weak Fiscal 3Q17 Results
07:00AM  Ralphs/Food 4 Less Supports Olive Crest With $25,000 Donation PR Newswire
Mar-12-17 10:40AM  Has Walmart Finally Created the Endless Shopping Aisle? If So, Amazon Should Be Worried
Mar-10-17 10:36AM  Dollar General to Post Strong 2016 Top Line Compared to Peers
09:40AM  Should Value Investors Pick Kroger (KR)?
06:55AM  Kroger rival to offer home delivery in Greater Cincinnati at
06:40AM  Today's Top Supply Chain and Logistics News From WSJ at The Wall Street Journal
The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer in the United States. It also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. The company operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores. Its combination food and drug stores offer natural food and organic sections, pharmacies, general merchandise, pet centers, fresh seafood, and organic produce; multi-department stores provide general merchandise items, such as apparel, home fashion and furnishings, outdoor living, electronics, automotive products, toys, and fine jewelry; and price impact warehouse stores offer grocery, and health and beauty care items, as well as meat, dairy, baked goods, and fresh produce items. The company's marketplace stores comprise full-service grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty departments, and perishable goods, as well as general merchandise, including apparel, home goods, and toys. It operates under the banner brands, such as Kroger, Ralphs, Fred Meyer, King Soopers, etc., as well as Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic brands. As of January 28, 2017, the company operated 2,796 retail food stores, including 1,445 fuel centers; 784 convenience stores; and 319 fine jewelry stores and an online retail store, as well as franchised 69 convenience stores. The Kroger Co. was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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